Thales Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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  1. "Good employer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Support Manager in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good promotion prospects, good team spirit

    Cons

    Challenging customer base, salary could be better

  2. "Fantastic employer"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time

    Pros

    Understanding and caring management who look after you.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say

  3. "Great place to work - many opportunities"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bid Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Career development opportunities Diverse bids & projects Good locations

    Cons

    Can be very bureaucratic Overly process oriented

  4. "Fair company with good benefits package"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Assurance in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits Progression is possible Multiple business lines for varied opportunities Good work life balance providers

    Cons

    Is a large company with complex processes and procedures Not a fast paced environment

  5. "Large company with nice friendly engineering teams"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good knowledge sharing, possibilities to move between different areas of expertise

    Cons

    Lack of knowledge with "some" managers

  6. "Good for development"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Architect in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time

    Pros

    Good development opportunities for new engineers, interesting range of projects

    Cons

    Quite old school approach to engineering ways of working

  7. "Fabulous company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Apprentice Software Engineer in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Amazing management -Friendly team -Flexible hours -Great benefits

    Cons

    -Can be quiet in the office sometimes (just a personal preference of wanting a loud lively environment)

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    "Mediocre"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary, work life balance, benefits

    Cons

    Leadership quality safety, programme management

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  9. "Mixed feelings really"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer in Templecombe, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly staff. IT systems supplied works. Office is spacious

    Cons

    Low pay. Company makes 5 billion more than its predicted 8 billion in profit and all you get is a high five.

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  10. COVID-19

    "New Joiner"

    5.0
    Current Employee - IVVQ Mine Warfare Operational Lead in Cheadle Hulme, England

    I have been working at Thales full-time

    Pros

    A warm and welcoming reception, with a great team atmosphere.

    Cons

    Covid has prevented my start date.

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